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Abstract

This supplement is to accompany the case. This case demonstrates to students that financial analysis is one of the parameters to consider when designing the network of a company. It shows students how to integrate financial and supply chain decisions. It also introduces students to supply chain tactical decisions (design of a network). It demonstrates how geographical location-allocation of production and distribution facilities impacts on the financial performance and the value of a company. It demonstrates the importance of dynamics of decisions and the impact of exchange rate movements. The case offers an opportunity for professors in Finance and Operations to collaborate and use an interdisciplinary approach to solve the problem.
Industry:
Size:
Multinational firm
Other setting(s):
2010

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Abstract

This supplement is to accompany the case. This case demonstrates to students that financial analysis is one of the parameters to consider when designing the network of a company. It shows students how to integrate financial and supply chain decisions. It also introduces students to supply chain tactical decisions (design of a network). It demonstrates how geographical location-allocation of production and distribution facilities impacts on the financial performance and the value of a company. It demonstrates the importance of dynamics of decisions and the impact of exchange rate movements. The case offers an opportunity for professors in Finance and Operations to collaborate and use an interdisciplinary approach to solve the problem.

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Industry:
Size:
Multinational firm
Other setting(s):
2010

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